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Dr. Ashrawi: “Nir Barkat’s pledge to expel UNRWA from occupied Jerusalem and shut down its services and programs is arrogant and outrageous”
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:12

On behalf of the PLO Executive Committee, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi strongly condemned the so-called ‘Mayor’ of Jerusalem Nir Barkat’s pledge to expel UNRWA from occupied Jerusalem, close down all its institutions, including the schools, and to shut down its operations and programs:

Statement by Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on behalf of the PLO Executive Committee in response to the US ending funding to UNRWA
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:02

“Such a decision is inhumane and reckless”

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi: “The US has no jurisdiction to disband UNRWA or to deprive Palestinian refugees of their rights”
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 13:13

“Seventy years ago, the people of Palestine suffered a grave historical injustice with the creation of the state of Israel on Palestinian land and the forcible dispossession and expulsion of 750,000 indigenous Palestinians.

Dr. Ashrawi on Israel’s sentencing of Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour: “Occupation is the worst form of incitement”
Thursday, 02 August 2018 12:55

Today, the Nazareth district court sentenced Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour to five months in prison for “allegedly inciting violence and supporting terrorist organizations” through her social media posts.  Previously, Dareen was arrested in 2015 and confined to house arrest for nearly three years.

Israeli Official Incitement between July 1 – July 31, 2018
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 14:34

This report includes examples of recent inciting statements made by top Israeli officials on the theft of Palestinian money, the threat of forcible transfer facing the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, the peaceful Great Return March protestors and the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza.


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